Our dogs are more than pets—they’re members of our families. The names we pick for them reflect our personalities, interests, and obsessions.
Rover.com—the world’s largest network of pet sitters and dog walkers, and a leading dog name expert—dug into the data on Boston dogs to determine which names are leading the pack, and which are in the dog house.
Top Dog Names in Boston [Infographic]
Top 5 Male Dog Names
Top 5 Female Dog Names
*Names that differ from the top dog names nationally
Boston Dog Name Trends for 2018
- It’s chowda. Say it right: The name Chowder rose 500%.
- Hot diggity dog! Names inspired by baseball—like Fenway and Sox—are up 90%.
- Sports names overall increased 21% in Boston this year.
Top Sports Names for Dogs in Boston
- Brady up 8%
- Gronk up 23%
- Manny up 220%
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